Articles on Wills

Implementing and Using the Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act By Ray Prather Trusts and Estates, September 2021 To make the most of the Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act, lawyers must consider changes to their forms, technology, and procedures.
To Have a Will or Not to Have a Will: What Are the Implications? By Abby Sgro Young Lawyers Division, March 2021 The probate process is similar whether you have a will or not. However, without a will, you have no say over who inherits your assets and property. 
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Electronic wills—The future is now By Patrick D. Owens Trusts and Estates, March 2018 This article explores the history of technological advances as it relates to trusts and estates, future technology, existing federal and state laws that govern the electronic execution of documents, a few cases, and the Uniform Law Commission’s (ULC) electronic wills drafting committee.
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Do witnesses of a will commit perjury? By Michael H. Erde Elder Law, June 2006 Illinois Law 755 ILCS 5/4-3 requires “two credible witnesses” to a Will.
Even wills written before the marriage are revoked by the “revocation by divorce” provision of the probate code! By Steven L. Nordquist General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 1999 Once upon a time, a man was in love with a woman.

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